How to create a LinkedIn App for Social Connect

Login into LinkedIn Developer

First you will need to Login into your LinkedIn Account and then to access the LinkedIn Developers page.

Profile Builder Pro - Social Connect - LinkedIn Developers

Create Application

After you login inside your LinkedIn Account and access the LinkedIn Developers page you will need to click on the “Create App” button.

Profile Builder Pro - Social Connect - LinkedIn Apps - Create Application

Create a New Application

After clicking on the “Create Application” button you will need to setup the Application by filling in the required fields:

  • App Name – The Application name
  • Company Name – Your Company name
  • App Description – A short description
  • App Logo – Upload a logo (the selected image must be square and at least 100×100 pixels)
  • Privacy policy URL – The URL to a page on your website where you are listing your privacy policy
  • Business Email – Your Business Email

Make sure to check “I have read and agree to these terms” under the “Legal terms” section and then click on the “Create app” button.

Profile Builder Pro - Social Connect - LinkedIn Apps - Create a New Application

Authentication

After clicking on “Submit” the Application will be created and you will be redirected to the App page.

Once there you should go to the Auth tab and add your website URL to “Redirect URLs” under “OAuth 2.0 settings”.

Profile Builder Pro - Social Connect - LinkedIn Apps - Redirect URL

The next step is to Copy your Client ID and Client Secret.

Profile Builder Pro - Social Connect - LinkedIn Apps - Credentials

Paste the LinkedIn Client ID and Client Secret

The following step is to go to your website -> Dashboard -> Profile Builder -> Social Connect -> Enable LinkedIn Login and paste your LinkedIn Client ID and Client Secret. Scroll to the bottom to Save.

Profile Builder Pro - Social Connect - Application Settings - LinkedIn App

LinkedIn Login in Front End

Social Login with LinkedIn should be available on WordPress Default and Profile Builder forms.

Profile Builder Pro - Social Connect - Application Settings - LinkedIn in Login Form